Memmingen Airport - car rental Bavaria
The smallest of the three commercial airports in Bavaria - Memmingen Airport is located in Memmingberg, which is a small town in the Swabia region of Bavaria. 2.4 miles from Memmingberg is the city of Memmingen.
Memmingen Airport - FMM is also known as Allgäu Airport Memmingen and Memmingen/Munich-West Airport, because it often is used as a cheaper alternative to Munich Airport. The distance from Memmingen Airport to Munich city centre is approximately 70 miles.
Situated near an intersection between the A96 and A7, Memmingen is well-connected to a handful of destinations - all reachable by car. The A96 leads to Munich, Lake Constance and Switzerland. A7 leads to Stuttgart in the north direction and Austria southbound.
The BMW 5er Serie is also available for rent at Memmingen Airport. © Photo: www.find-cheap-car-hire.co.uk.
Destinations and airlines Allgäu Airport
Memmingen Airport serves roughly 750,000 passengers a year. None of the flights from Memmingen are domestic flights. InterSky was meant to open a route from FMM to Cologne, but it was called off last minute due to the airline’s financial difficulties.
Ryanair, Wizzair and Sunexpress are the airlines operating from Allgäu Airport. It is possible to fly from Memmingen/Munich-West Airport to destinations as Alicante, Faro, London-Stanstead, Skopje and Tenerife.
Memmingen has, in total, 7 departure gates, whereof 1-3 are reserved for Schengen flights, and 4-7 are reserved for non-Schengen flights. The gates for Schengen flights are located on the ground floor, where the gates 4-7 are located on the upper floor.
Car rental Memmingen FMM
The airport has a car rental facility, where the major car rental companies like Europcar, Sixt, Hertz and Avis have offices. However, it is also possible, through Cartrawler, to rent a car from Budget, Thrifty and Keddy by Europcar.
The cheapest rental car in Memmingen is typically a Citroen C1 or a similar car model. Mostly it is possible to rent this car for £16 a day. For just half a pound more, it is often possible to get the bigger Ford Fiesta, which has room for 5 passengers instead of just 4 in the Citroen.
In FMM the cheapest estate car is the Opel Astra, which can be rented for roughly 20 pounds a day. If an estate is not large enough to meet your needs, it is also possible to rent various minivans.
Volkswagen Sharan minivan rental in Memmingen. © Photo: www.find-cheap-car-hire.co.uk
The cheapest 7-seater minivan, for example a Seat Alhambra (or similar) can be rented in Memmingen for £32 a day. Other minvans or minibuses available at FMM are the Volkswagen Sharan, Ford S-Max or Mercedes Viano among others.
Transportation possibilities Memmingen-Allgäu
Besides from renting a car, there are many possibilities to travel from and to Memmingen-Allgäu Airport. First and foremost, Coach Service is offered from the airport to five destinations; Munich, Ulm, Zurich and St. Gallen in Switzerland and the ski resort of Kleinwalsertal in Austria.
There are also bus companies, which operate at the Allgäu Airport. The Allgäu-Airport-Express has two routes: Memmingen Airport – Munich – Memmingen and Munich – Allgäu – St. Gallen – Zurich – Allgäu.
Meinfernbus does also have quite a lot of destinations to be reached from Allgäu; Friedrichshafen near Lake Constance, Munich, Ravensburg, Überlingen, Wangen im Allgäu Train Station, St. Gallen Train Station, Zurich Main Station and Oberstdorf Train Station.
The company Bus and Fly drives from Allgäu to Munich Bus Station, Munich Airport, Nürnberg, Erlangen and Bamberg.